Mini Mouth Care Matters launches at the BSPD 2018 Conference

The annual conference for paediatric dentists was themed around innovation, design and discovery; a perfect time to announce the Mini MCM intitative. Consultant paediatric dentist Urshla Devalia, our Clinical Lead for Mini MCM, gave an overview of our project highlighting training for medics, nurses and allied healthcare professionals on the importance of good oral hygiene for paediatric in-patients. The training will … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Finalises Next Phase of Training – “A Mouth Care Matters Lead’s Perspective”

A reflection by Samantha King, an MCM National Lead on the completion of Training for 30 U.K. Trusts. As I look over my outlook folders and move the “booked training” into the “completed training” folder I get an overwhelming feeling of relief but also sadness. Thinking back to December when Almas Ataie (the other MCM … Read more

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust welcomed Mouth Care Matters for training this May

Mr Martin Ashley, a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry reflects on the success of their MCM Training.   For our MCM Training, the turnout was well supported with 41 colleagues from most of our hospital group attending. The varied group consisted of nurses, health care assistants, speech and language therapists.  In addition, … Read more

Mili Doshi awarded an MBE

We are so proud that our Clinical Lead, Mili Doshi has been awarded an MBE for her outstanding service.   Mili’s commitment and focus have driven the message of Mouth Care Matters since its inception.   A special care dentist at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust (SASH) and Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability, Mili began with MCM and … Read more

Mouth Care Matters – Working with local dentists to improve the oral health of care home residents

For the past three years, newly qualified dentists in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex (KSS) have been involved in a Mouth Care Matters project aiming to improve the oral health of residents in care homes. Each year, cohorts of newly qualified dentists visit a selection of care homes to provide free in-house mouth care training sessions … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Collaborates with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Mouth Care Matters (MCM) is delighted to announce its new collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH).   Great Ormond Street is an international leader in the delivery of excellence in healthcare for children.  As a very busy hospital with many of its referrals from overseas, GOSH treats many children. The MCM Programme, focusing on … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Comes To Croydon

MCM Commences Training for the National Roll-Out at Croydon University Hospital – 27th and 28th February 2017. Despite the cold and snow, eight enthusiastic staff from Croydon University Hospital attended their two-day training session for Mouth Care Matters. The staff consisted of Practice Educators, Nurses, Health Care Assistants and a Speech and Language Therapist.  The … Read more